In diesem Buch wird an einem Schnittpunkt von Informatik, Biowissenschaften und Kunst eine Synthese von Evolutionären Algorithmen und Generativer Kunst im visuellen Bereich verfolgt. Kern des Buches ist eine Galerie mit Bildern zu den Themen Maschinenkunst, Fraktale Welten sowie Zufall und Notwendigkeit. This book represents an attempt of a synthesis of evolutionary computation and generative art in the field of visual art. At the core are such dichotomies as growths and form, persistence and self-similiarity, chance and necessity and a gallery of corresponding images. The gallery comprises the themes machine art, fractal worlds and chance and necessity.
This Third Edition provides the latest tools and techniques thatenable computers to learn The Third Edition of this internationally acclaimed publicationprovides the latest theory and techniques for using simulatedevolution to achieve machine intelligence. As a leading advocatefor evolutionary computation, the author has successfullychallenged the traditional notion of artificial intelligence, whichessentially programs human knowledge fact by fact, but does nothave the capacity to learn or adapt as evolutionary computationdoes. Readers gain an understanding of the history of evolutionarycomputation, which provides a foundation for the author's thoroughpresentation of the latest theories shaping current research.Balancing theory with practice, the author provides readers withthe skills they need to apply evolutionary algorithms that cansolve many of today's intransigent problems by adapting to newchallenges and learning from experience. Several examples areprovided that demonstrate how these evolutionary algorithms learnto solve problems. In particular, the author provides a detailedexample of how an algorithm is used to evolve strategies forplaying chess and checkers. As readers progress through the publication, they gain anincreasing appreciation and understanding of the relationshipbetween learning and intelligence. Readers familiar with theprevious editions will discover much new and revised material thatbrings the publication thoroughly up to date with the latestresearch, including the latest theories and empirical properties ofevolutionary computation. The Third Edition also features new knowledge-building aids.Readers will find a host of new and revised examples. New questionsat the end of each chapter enable readers to test their knowledge.Intriguing assignments that prepare readers to manage challenges inindustry and research have been added to the end of each chapter aswell. This is a must-have reference for professionals in computer andelectrical engineering; it provides them with the very latesttechniques and applications in machine intelligence. With itsquestion sets and assignments, the publication is also recommendedas a graduate-level textbook.
The two volume set LNCS 3102/3103 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO 2004, held in Seattle, WA, USA, in June 2004. The 230 revised full papers and 104 poster papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 460 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on artificial life, adaptive behavior, agents, and ant colony optimization; artificial immune systems, biological applications; coevolution; evolutionary robotics; evolution strategies and evolutionary programming; evolvable hardware; genetic algorithms; genetic programming; learning classifier systems; real world applications; and search-based software engineering.
This book offers a definitive resource that bridges biology and evolutionary computation. The authors have written an introduction to biology and bioinformatics for computer scientists, plus an introduction to evolutionary computation for biologists and for computer scientists unfamiliar with these techniques.
This book presents several recent advances on Evolutionary Computation, specially evolution-based optimization methods and hybrid algorithms for several applications, from optimization and learning to pattern recognition and bioinformatics. This book also presents new algorithms based on several analogies and metafores, where one of them is based on philosophy, specifically on the philosophy of praxis and dialectics. In this book it is also presented interesting applications on bioinformatics, specially the use of particle swarms to discover gene expression patterns in DNA microarrays. Therefore, this book features representative work on the field of evolutionary computation and applied sciences. The intended audience is graduate, undergraduate, researchers, and anyone who wishes to become familiar with the latest research work on this field.
The microelectronics market, with special emphasis to the production of complex mixed-signal systems-on-chip (SoC), is driven by three main dynamics, time-- market, productivity and managing complexity. Pushed by the progress in na- meter technology, the design teams are facing a curve of complexity that grows exponentially, thereby slowing down the productivity design rate. Analog design automation tools are not developing at the same pace of technology, once custom design, characterized by decisions taken at each step of the analog design flow, - lies most of the time on designer knowledge and expertise. Actually, the use of - sign management platforms, like the Cadences Virtuoso platform, with a set of - tegrated CAD tools and database facilities to deal with the design transformations from the system level to the physical implementation, can significantly speed-up the design process and enhance the productivity of analog/mixed-signal integrated circuit (IC) design teams. These design management platforms are a valuable help in analog IC design but they are still far behind the development stage of design automation tools already available for digital design. Therefore, the development of new CAD tools and design methodologies for analog and mixed-signal ICs is ess- tial to increase the designer’s productivity and reduce design productivitygap. The work presented in this book describes a new design automation approach to the problem of sizing analog ICs.
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Applications of Evolutionary Computation, EvoApplications 2019, held in Leipzig, Germany, in April 2019, co-located with the Evo*2019 events EuroGP, EvoCOP and EvoMUSART. The 44 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 66 submissions. They were organized in topical sections named: Engineering and Real World Applications; Games; General; Image and Signal Processing; Life Sciences; Networks and Distributed Systems; Neuroevolution and Data Analytics; Numerical Optimization: Theory, Benchmarks, and Applications; Robotics.
The articles feature a mixture of informal discussion interspersed with formal statements, thus providing the reader an opportunity to observe a wide range of EC problems from the investigative perspective of world-renowned researchers."
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th European Conference on Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, EvoCOP 2011, held in Torino, Italy, in April 2011. The 22 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 42 submissions. The papers present the latest research and discuss current developments and applications in metaheuristics - a paradigm to effectively solve difficult combinatorial optimization problems appearing in various industrial, economical, and scientific domains. Prominent examples of metaheuristics are evolutionary algorithms, simulated annealing, tabu search, scatter search, memetic algorithms, variable neighborhood search, iterated local search, greedy randomized adaptive search procedures, estimation of distribution algorithms, and ant colony optimization.
Evolutionary computation (EC) techniques are e?cient, nature-inspired me- ods based on the principles of natural evolution and genetics. Due to their - ciency and simple underlying principles, these methods can be used for a diverse rangeofactivitiesincludingproblemsolving,optimization,machinelearningand pattern recognition. A large and continuously increasing number of researchers and professionals make use of EC techniques in various application domains. This volume presents a careful selection of relevant EC examples combined with a thorough examination of the techniques used in EC. The papers in the volume illustrate the current state of the art in the application of EC and should help and inspire researchers and professionals to develop e?cient EC methods for design and problem solving. All papers in this book were presented during EvoApplications 2010, which included a range of events on application-oriented aspects of EC. Since 1998, EvoApplications — formerly known as EvoWorkshops — has provided a unique opportunity for EC researchers to meet and discuss application aspects of EC and has been an important link between EC research and its application in a variety of domains. During these 12 years, new events have arisen, some have disappeared,whileothershavematuredtobecomeconferencesoftheirown,such as EuroGP in 2000, EvoCOP in 2004, and EvoBIO in 2007. And from this year, EvoApplications has become a conference as well.